Shasta is a 710MW hydro power project. It is located on Sacramento river/basin in California, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 1938 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1944. Buy the profile here.
The project is currently owned by U.S. Department of the Interior with a stake of 100%.
The hydro reservoir capacity is 5,614.84 million cubic meter. The total number of penstocks, pipes or long channels that carry water down from the hydroelectric reservoir to the turbines inside the actual power station, are 5 in number. The penstock length is 4.57m. Shasta underwent through rehabilitation & modernization during 1998-1999,2005. The project generated 1,978.024 GWh of electricity.
The project construction commenced in 1938 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 1944.
GE Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 5 units of francis turbines, each with 142MW nameplate capacity.
GE Renewable Energy supplied 5 electric generators for the project.
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